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Afghanistan: Girls and Women

Debate between Baroness D'Souza and Lord Johnson of Marylebone
Monday 23rd January 2023

(1 year, 5 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Lord Johnson of Marylebone Portrait Lord Johnson of Marylebone (Con)
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My Lords, my noble friend the Minister mentioned that the Taliban might be open to workarounds—

Baroness D'Souza Portrait Baroness D’Souza (CB)
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I thank the noble Lord. First, is the Taliban group that undertook negotiations in Doha still intact, does it still have any power, and are the Government in touch with it? Secondly, would the Minister say whether the FCDO is prepared to increase the number and amount of cash transfers to those most in need, given through the various NGOs, local and otherwise?